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Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal
Posted: May 18, 2015

While it was only a television show, or so people try to tell me, the workplace implications resonated with so many of us in the HR/business community. Perhaps that is because, while much has changed, some things are still painfully similar.

Filed Under: Mad About Mad Men
Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal
Posted: May 5, 2014

Lou gave Peggy a plum of an assignment and assigned Don to support her. Role reversals are never easy and this one made both Don and Peggy palpably uncomfortable.

Filed Under: Mad About Mad Men
Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal
Posted: April 28, 2014

Don Draper finally returned to work. After getting an offer from a competitor, Don confronts Roger, who agrees to take him back. However, Roger did not obtain prior approval from the other partners.

Filed Under: Mad About Mad Men
Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal
Posted: April 21, 2014

In the first episode of Mad Men, we witnessed Peggy and Joan experience not so subtle sexism in response to their efforts to maintain and grow the business. In the second episode, the palpable “ism” was racism.

Filed Under: Mad About Mad Men
Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal
Posted: August 29, 2013

There is more than a little bit of sexism in the roles portrayed in Mad Men. So why are so many of us crazy about the show, even though we deplore the sexism that is part of it?

Filed Under: Mad About Mad Men